Short documentary about the TED Open Translation Project
Thread poster: Krystian Aparta

Krystian Aparta  Identity Verified
Poland
Local time: 20:29
Polish to English
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Jul 2, 2012

Here's a short documentary about TED's (ted.com) Open Translation Project - thousands of volunteers around the world who translate TEDTalks' subtitles.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hg7nupL256Q

If there are still many untranslated talks for your language at ted.com, maybe it's time to sign up to translate and/or reviewicon_smile.gif


 

TargamaT team  Identity Verified
Syria
Local time: 21:29
Member (2010)
English to Arabic
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Thank you TED! Jul 3, 2012

Thank you Krystian!

I watched the video and decided to open an account for my team.

Howver, it would be intersting to have a guide like "How to start translating" or "first time translator" in order to give the translator the possibility to start without searching where to find information.

Did I miss this guide? you could tell me...

Thank you again, your post triggered my interest to participate finally to this honorable effort!


Best regards,

Oussama


 

Krystian Aparta  Identity Verified
Poland
Local time: 20:29
Polish to English
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TOPIC STARTER
Links to resources Jul 3, 2012

If you go to http://www.ted.com/OpenTranslationProject you will see a lot of links in the menu to the left. Also check out the Open Translation Project Wiki at http://translations.ted.org/wiki/Portal:Main

 

Giulia Carletti  Identity Verified
Italy
English to Italian
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thank you! Jul 4, 2012

Thank you for pointing out this great initiative!
I love TED talks (I use them often for my simultaneous interpreting practises) and I think it's a good opportunity for translators who are starting now!


 

Krystian Aparta  Identity Verified
Poland
Local time: 20:29
Polish to English
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TOPIC STARTER
New link Aug 30, 2012

The link to the video has changed. This is the current link:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxEgJIMwbfc

I've also organized an effort to translate the video. There are captions in many languages. If you're experienced in subtitling, have a reviewing partner, and want to translate the subtitles into a language that you can't see in the list, please contact me through a private message.


 


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